DO NOT DETONATE Without Presidential Approval : A Portfolio on the Subjects of Mid-century Cinema, the Broadway Stage and the American West

DO NOT DETONATE Without Presidential Approval : A Portfolio on the Subjects of Mid

century Cinema, the Broadway Stage and the American West

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Various Authors

Category: Literature & Anthologies

Format: Paperback / softback

Publication date: 6/22/23

Publisher: Pushkin Press

ISBN 13: 9780198810506

Total Pages: 240 pages

Weight: 214

Dimensions: 129 x 198 x 23

Writings on people and places, theater and film, in a portfolio of essays and photographs informing Wes Anderson's film Asteroid City. Featuring 8 newly commissioned pieces alongside more than 20 classic essays from the likes of Francois Truffaut and Jonas Mekas, DO NOT DETONATE explores key influences on celebrated director Wes Anderson's new film Asteroid City. Together they form a detailed, captivating portrait of the mid-century film world and the enduring myths of the American West. Contents:A Conversation Between Wes Anderson and Jake PerlinA Life excerpt - Elia KazanThe Celluloid Brassiere - Andy LoganRainy Day - Lillian RossThe Outskirts: Other Men's Women - Gina TelaroliThe Petrified Forest - Jorge Luis BorgesAce in the Hole: Noir in Broad Daylight - Molly HaskellWhat Makes a Sad Heart Sing: Some Came Running - Michael KoreskyOne False Start, Never Wear the Same Dress Twice - Durga Chew-BoseMaigret at the Coroner's excerpt - Georges SimenonSunbelt Noir: Desert Fury - Imogen Sara SmithThe Voyage Down and Out: Inferno - Kent JonesBad Day Near The River's Edge - Nicolas SaadaWatching Fail Safe at the End of the World - K. Austin CollinsBlack Desert, White Desert - Serge ToubianaMarilyn Monroe and the Loveless World - Jonas MekasBeyond the Stars - Jeremy BernsteinComing: Nashville - Pauline KaelComing Around the Mountain: Close Encounters of the Third Kind - Matt Zoller SeitzSelections from Close Encounters of the Third Kind Diary - Bob BalabanIntroduction to Small Change: A Film Novel - Francois TruffautBy The Time I Get to Phoenix - Thora SiemsenMy Guy - Hilton AlsWild to the Wild - Sam Shepard